University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Statistics with Applications in Medicine

This course provides a broad grounding in advanced statistical methods, with a focus on applications in research, the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry: the course structure also allows mathematicians with some statistical experience to move into this field.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent, including modules in mathematics and statistics.

Course modules

Analysis of repeated measures; bayesian methods; biological assay; clinical trials; communications and research skills; computer-intensive statistical methods; design and analysis of experiments; epidemiological studies; generalised linear models; multi-level modelling; multivariate distribution theory and inference; statistical computing; statistical genetics; survival analysis; univariate theory and inference; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC collaborative training awards; MRC studentships; this course is recognised by some pharmaceutical companies for their sponsorships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Social Sciences
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023 8059 7342